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  • On August 17 we will have the monthly Wednesday night meal and game night beginning at 5 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Bogarts will be providing the meal. The meal will be: Country fried steak, rice and gravy, butter beans and rolls.

Adults are $7.00 and children $3.50

  • Our flowers this morning are given to the Glory of God and in memory of Bobby Lunn by Sue and Vince Rhodes, and family.

  • The following items are needed for God’s Helping Hands: Cookies, Juice, Grits, and Crackers.

  • There will be a Finance Meeting on today at 4 pm followed by a Church Council Meeting at 5 pm.

  • August 21st is the Blessing of the Book Bags service at 11 am

  • August 21st beginning at 4:30 pm we will have an Ice Cream Social in the Fellowship Hall.

  • The UMW is collecting bulk items for the Transitions Homeless Shelter. Please provide travel-sizes and there is no need to put them together in individual kits.

  • The following items are being collected until September 16. Debbie and Jessica Jones will pick them up and take them to the District Annual meeting on September 17th.

  • Shampoo, conditioner, soap or body wash, lotion, deodorant, toothbrushes, travel-size toothpaste, small first aid kits, small sewing kits, individual packages of facial tissue

  • Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry operates three Christian homes for adults with developmental disabilities. Residents are active in the community and are encouraged to be as independent as possible. Aldersgate does not receive funds from apportionments. The second Sunday in August (14th) is designated as Aldersgate Special Needs Ministry Sunday by the SC Conference. Your support allows us to care for our residents and homes, as well as plan. Visit to make an online donation.

  • Back-to-School Supply Drive July 17 - August 21

  • Items needed - pencils, scissors, crayons, notebooks, erasers, rulers, notebook paper, glue sticks, markers, tissues, folders, expo markers, book bags and pens

  • Collection bins in the Narthex and Fellowship Hall for your contributions!

0rder of Worship for August 14, 2022

Service of Worship

Platt Springs United Methodist Church

West Columbia, SC

August 14– 11:00 A.M.

*Prelude Sherri Cafaro

*Welcome and Announcements Pastor Debbie

*Call to Worship

L: The heavens declare the righteousness of God.
P: The earth declares God’s beauty.
L: From the rising of the sun to its setting
P: God’s word shines forth in glory.

*Opening Hymn “My Faith Looks Up to TheeUMH #452

Prayers of Intercession (followed by Lord’s Prayer)

Old Testament Isaiah 5: 1-7 Debbie Jones

Young Disciples (Children’s Time) Pastor Debbie

Hymn “Have Thine Own Way, Lord” UMH # 382

Epistle Reading Hebrews 11:29-34

Sermon “Walking With Giants” Pastor Debbie

*Affirming Our Faith “The Apostles Creed” No. 881

*Gloria Patri “Glory Be To the Father” No. 71

Worshipping God with Our Tithes & Offerings

*Doxology “Praise God, from Whom All Blessings Flow” No. 95

Sending Forth “Wonderful Words of Life” UMH # 600

*Benediction May the Blessing of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit be with you this day and every day until Christ comes to make all things well. Amen!

Postlude Sherri Cafaro

Prayer List August 14, 2022

Please pray for all of our healthcare workers and first responders and everyone who has been affected by COVID-19.


Rick Stobaugh

Deree Stobaugh

Buck Jones

Sandy Lambert

Cay Houck

Betty Kinard

Billy Swittenberg

James Ward

Betty Gleaton

Lucy Eden

Agnes Pittman

Laura Collins

In Assisted Living

Carol Crowninshield

Nursing Homes

Pat Fletcher

Lorine Crapps


Bruce Barclay, Susan Basnett’s father

Priscilla Stewart, friend of Linda Lamb and Audrey Gardner

Ron Hankinson, friend of John Lowder

Soldier from 122nd In Bn, friend of Dana Hooper

Jeff Hoover, friend of Betty Bradley

Beverly Smith

Lois and Anthony Vassilion

Mike Haltiwanger, nephew of Sharon Grecu

Stell and family, uncle of Debra Moore

Michael Sargent, son of Bob and Jessie Sargent

Lanier Clifton (his address is on board in office)

Dawn Coy, friend of Stan Weston

Sallie Pringle, friend of Stan Weston

Rita W. Rowe, friend of Stan Weston

Carol Hutchinson, friend of Roger Kinard

Mr. Hector, friend of Bob and Jessie Sargent

Valerie and Layla Delp, nieces of Delane Reynolds

Kitty Bass, Lucy Eden’s sister

Lauren Cafaro, Sherri’s daughter-in-law

Jennifer Hall, friend of Becky Cobb

Linda Fuller, Joi Walden’s mother

Marquita Skepple, Yvette Thomas’ sister

Praise Reports

Sharon Strickland, Butch Gause’s cousin

Mark Hendrix


The family of Don Smyth

The family of Bobby Lunn

To keep in contact with everyone on our prayer list we're going to clean the names that have been here for several weeks. If your name, or a loved one's name, has been listed here for three weeks, make sure to give Melody at (803)794-3415 or Grace Harper at (803) 796-8166 a call so we'll keep them listed.

PSUMC: A Great Place to Be.

Phone: 803-794-3415


3215 Platt Springs Road, West Columbia, SC 29170

Office Hours: Mon-Thur 9:00am to 1:00pm

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